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GHA to publish ‘GHA Matters’ newsletter to improve staff communication

GHA staff will now receive a publication every two months called ‘GHA Matters’ with updates on the latest developments on the variety of services across the GHA. “The publication will support improved cross-team collaboration and will help to embed the new GHA values,” said a GHA statement. The GHA values referred to were launched by...

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50th Anniversary of the Closure of the Frontier – Video Exhibition On-line

The Gibraltar National Archives have produced a video of last month’s exhibition that commemorated the 50th Anniversary of the Closure of the Frontier. The video is a digital representation of the exhibition with over 200 exhibits and is available online from the Gibraltar National Archives website at ww.nationalarchives.gi/gna/ClosureWebExhibit.aspx Also available on the website is the...

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Highway Section Choose to Swap their Motor Vehicles for Bicycles

The Ministry for Infrastructure and Planning has announced that a number of officers from the Highways Section of Technical Services Department have decided to cycle during their daily work trips. The Minister for Technical Services Department, Paul Balban said: “I cannot even start to express how immensely proud I am of my staff within the...

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Political spat as Parliament debates £165m housing deal

The Gibraltar Government on Friday defended its £165 million property deal linked to its share of 50/50 homes, as a host of GSD MPs questioned the “financial alchemy” behind the transaction and sought additional detail. The deal, which involves the sale of the co-ownership interests of six housing estates to Gibraltar-registered company GIC Limited, was...

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Warning to dog owners after pet nearly dies due to heatstroke

By Conor Riordan, PA Scotland Dog owners are being urged to be extra vigilant after vets had to save a puppy from the brink of death due to severe heatstroke. American Bulldog Finlay was left fighting for his life after his body temperature soared to a life-threatening 42.2C (108F) during recent hot weather. The one-year-old...

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RNLI warns of Loch Ness dangers after viral Nessie search plan

By Hilary Duncanson, PA Scotland A lifeboat crew has issued a warning about the dangers of Loch Ness after thousands of people suggested they could join a plan to "storm" the area in search of its famous monster. The RNLI cautioned that the loch, south west of Inverness, is 230 metres deep and poses a...

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Grave of 'real life Asterix' discovered at building site

By Ben Mitchell, PA The unique and highly-elaborate grave of a real-life Asterix resistance fighter against the Romans has been discovered on a West Sussex building site. The Iron Age warrior, buried with his glamorous and ornate head-dress, is believed to have been a refugee French Gallic fighter who fled Julius Caesar's legionnaires as they...

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Two-thirds of UK families 'felt ripped off on their last holiday abroad'

By Vicky Shaw, PA Personal Finance Correspondent Two-thirds of families say they felt "ripped off" on their last holiday abroad, a survey has found. Some 67% of parents surveyed felt this way, Post Office Travel Money said. Unexpected charges for paying on cards and the high cost of fun parks, water rides, kids' beach toys,...

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